Food and Beverage

Supported by industry-leading technology, top-quality products, and a rich agricultural tradition, Brampton’s thriving food and beverage sector encompasses a diverse range of operations and businesses.

 

Work Force

The food and beverage sector represents a combined total of over a combined total of over 16,700 employees direct and indirectly.

 ·Employers can draw from Brampton’s active and growing labour force of over 281,985 people
·Between 2011 and 2006, Brampton’s labour force grew by 16.7 per cent.
·Brampton’s food and beverage sector experienced a 21% growth in employment between 1999 and 2013

Cost Advantage

Brampton’s food and beverage sector is supported by a number of federal, provincial and local programs including:

·Agri Processing Initiative

·Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program

·Canadian Dairy Commission’s Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

·Export Market Access (EMA)

·And many other programs…

In Good Company

Brampton’s food and beverage industry includes many major companies and international conglomerates such as:

·The Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

·Maple Lodge Farms

·Loblaw Companies Ltd.

·Italpasta Ltd.

·Sun Rich Fresh Foods

·Maple Leaf Poultry Canada

·Bacardi Canada Inc.

·Frito-Lay Canada (Pepsico)

·And many others…

 

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Food and Beverage News

 Unilever Canada becomes the largest commercial purchaser of green electricity in Canada
 Brampton is First Canadian Location for International Savoury Pie Shop